Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard, bristling Indian tribes?
City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
The future of our economy relies on the imagination of entrepreneurs.- Barack Obama
The best way to quiet a country is a good thrashing, followed by great kindness afterwards...- Charles James Napier
My country, ’tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing: Land where my fathers d...- Samuel Francis Smith
I vow to thee, my country all earthly things above Entire and whole and perfect, the servi...- Cecil Spring Rice
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|Birth:||21st December, 1932|
Edward Hoagland was born in New York. He is an American essayist and novelist. He helped to tend the big cats and later sold a novel about this experience, Cat Man, before graduating from Harvard in 1954. After serving two years in the Army, he published The Circle Home, a novel about boxing, before going on the first of nine trips to Alaska and British Columbia. In 2005, Hoagland retired from a teaching position at Bennington College in Vermont.
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